SB464 H JUD AMT 3-4 #1

    The Committee on the Judiciary moves to amend the title of the bill as follows:

    Com. Sub. For S. B. 464 –- “A Bill to amend and reenact §61-7A-2 and §61-7A-5 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to the state mental health procedures; relating to the maintenance of mental health registry; prohibitions against persons adjudicated or committed as dangerous from possessing or carrying firearms; clarifying standards, procedures and requirements applicable to petitions for relief from prohibition to carry firearms; application to a court; limiting court’s consideration of petitions to cases where mental health adjudications or commitments occurred in this state; specifying minimum information which must be contained in such petitions; standards of review; applicable factors to be considered by court; required findings which must be made before petition for relief may be granted; right of appeal; reporting requirements; clarifying that only final commitments for treatment be reported to the registry; and requiring confidential treatment for certain submitted information.”